Volunteer lock keepers award

Published: Thursday, 19 August 2021

THE team of 10 volunteers that work the Yorkshire locks have won the British Marine Inland Boating award.

No damage to Rochdale Canal lock floor

Published: Thursday, 19 August 2021

THERE is the chance that the closed Lock 13 on the Rochdale Canal could soon re-open.

Man rescued from sunken boat

Published: Wednesday, 18 August 2021

THE man on the narrowboat that sank in the Rochdale Nine lock had to be rescued by the emergency services.

Cill sinkings include boats of owners

Published: Wednesday, 18 August 2021

I WOULD suggest that the instances of sinking due to being on the cill are not hirers in the main, writes Kevin McNiff.

Fail to cure the leaks

Published: Wednesday, 18 August 2021

With my tongue firmly in my cheek, writes Martin Howes.

New menace on the towpaths

Published: Tuesday, 17 August 2021

A WOMAN struck by an electric scooter nearly drowned after being knocked off the towpath into the Regent's Canal.

Fourth boat caught on cill

Published: Tuesday, 17 August 2021

ANOTHER boat has caught on a cill and sunk in a lock.

Youth fellowship programme to start

Published: Tuesday, 17 August 2021

THE Canal & River Trust's latest scheme is to encourage young people to join a new programme.

Low water danger on tidal Trent

Published: Monday, 16 August 2021

BOATERS are warned to be wary of navigating the tidal Trent as it is at very low water that can cause grounding.

Victor reckons there's no hope for freight

Published: Sunday, 15 August 2021

IT IS rather obvious that those in government know little of the present state of our waterways.